Arts, Historical Events
A Guide to Old Tokyo: Walking in Natsume Soseki’s Steps

A Guide to Old Tokyo: Walking in Natsume Soseki’s Steps

Dec 3, 2018

Natsume Soseki (1867-1916) is one of the most famous writers of modern Japanese literature: from 198... Read More...

Relationships
Series!  About Dating in Japan:  Article 6 of 6:  All you need to know about Japanese weddings!

Series! About Dating in Japan: Article 6 of 6: All you need to know about Japanese weddings!

Dec 2, 2018

A wedding!  One of the most important days in any person's life, there are all kinds of expectations... Read More...

Culture
Desks and Its Relation to the Academic Policy in Japan

Desks and Its Relation to the Academic Policy in Japan

Dec 1, 2018

Desks? Desks showing the academic culture of a country? Is that actually possible? Yes it is; bas... Read More...

New Year
Exciting events in Japan for New Year’s Eve

Exciting events in Japan for New Year’s Eve

Dec 22, 2018

It’s almost New Year Eve again, I hope we all had a wonderful year in 2018. If you are planning to h... Read More...

Seasons, Winter, New Year, Culture
4 End of the Year Traditions in Japan Essential to Spend New Year Like a Local

4 End of the Year Traditions in Japan Essential to Spend New Year Like a Local

Nov 30, 2018

There are many different ways people in different countries enjoy the end of the year season. And it... Read More...

Language, Manners
Japanese Manners! Why Japanese People Say Thank You and Sorry So Often

Japanese Manners! Why Japanese People Say Thank You and Sorry So Often

Nov 28, 2018

It is often said that Japanese people say thank you and sorry too much. Sometimes it can be seen as ... Read More...

Culture
The 5 Best Hot Springs to Visit in Winter

The 5 Best Hot Springs to Visit in Winter

Nov 27, 2018

Have you ever enjoyed hot springs, 'onsen' in Japan before? In winter, many people in Japan visit ho... Read More...

Others
5  Animals That are Popular Pets in Japan

5 Animals That are Popular Pets in Japan

Nov 26, 2018

Do you know what kinds of animals are popular as pets in Japan? Actually, it is said that the numbe... Read More...

Culture
The Secret to Why Shrine Gateways in Japan Are Red

The Secret to Why Shrine Gateways in Japan Are Red

Nov 25, 2018

Have You Seen the Red Shrine Gateways in Japan?     How often do you visit shri... Read More...

Christmas
Christmas in Japan: 5 Tips to Get the Most out of the Season

Christmas in Japan: 5 Tips to Get the Most out of the Season

Nov 20, 2018

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas has already crept up throughout Japan's citie... Read More...

Relationships, Christmas
Series!  About Dating in Japan: Article 5 of 6: 4 Tips to Plan the Perfect Christmas Date

Series! About Dating in Japan: Article 5 of 6: 4 Tips to Plan the Perfect Christmas Date

Nov 19, 2018

With the holiday season fast approaching-- it's time for panic! For those in relationships: What ... Read More...

Language
3 Different Kanto & Kansai Expressions To Know About!

3 Different Kanto & Kansai Expressions To Know About!

Nov 16, 2018

    If you’re living in Japan right now, which region do you live in? Kanto regi... Read More...

Culture
What’s with the Rise of ‘Grass-Eating Men’ in Japan?

What’s with the Rise of ‘Grass-Eating Men’ in Japan?

Nov 14, 2018

If you live in Japan, or watch any Japanese media, chances are you might have come across the term ‘... Read More...

Relationships, Topics
Series! About Dating in Japan: Article 4 of 6: What’s the Deal with Love Confessions?

Series! About Dating in Japan: Article 4 of 6: What’s the Deal with Love Confessions?

Nov 12, 2018

You've been on a few dates, things seem to be going well-- but is it a real relationship?  Well, wit... Read More...

Relationships, Language
A Note On Apologizing in Japan

A Note On Apologizing in Japan

Nov 6, 2018

In the current article, I would like to talk about the importance of apologizing in Japan. When peop... Read More...

Relationships, Topics, Ranking
Series! About Dating in Japan: Article 3 of 6: The Do’s and Dont’s of your First Date.

Series! About Dating in Japan: Article 3 of 6: The Do’s and Dont’s of your First Date.

Nov 2, 2018

For anyone, a first date can be nerve-wracking.  But a first date in a foreign country?  That's a wh... Read More...

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